[ pim-plee ]
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adjective,pim·pli·er, pim·pli·est.
  1. having many pimples.

Origin of pimply

First recorded in 1740–50; pimple + -y1
  • Also pim·pled [pim-puhld]. /ˈpɪm pəld/.

Other words from pimply

  • un·pim·pled, adjective

Words Nearby pimply

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How to use pimply in a sentence

  • When the storm subsided, the pimply-faced man was voted to the chair, and the conversation became more reasonable.

    Grif | B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
  • It did so after considerable delay, and a pimply boy in knee pants showed me upstairs into the waiting-room.